Quote Unquote: Susan Wiggs

“You're never alone when you're reading a book.” ― Susan Wiggs So true. And not just that, you will most likely find yourself in the middle of some of the most interesting characters. In fact, you will find yourself surrounded by several such characters, surrounded by a world that’s unique and unimaginable. This is just... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Margaret Atwood

"We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories." - Margaret Atwood, A Handmaid's Tale A Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood is a story about oppressive times brought on... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Austin Phelps

"Wear the old coat and buy the new book." - Austin Phelps Well, this is yet another quote that I think speaks volumes in just these few words. However, when I was reading it, there was one thought that cropped up. It’s that to me, it doesn’t really matter if the book is new. I’d... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Ann Patchett

"It's always better to have too much to read than not enough" - Ann Patchett Whether I’m at home or out and about, I try to live by this quote by Ann Patchett "It's always better to have too much to read than not enough" - though most often not by choice. When I’m at... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Bill Watterson

“Reality continues to ruin my life”. Who else, but Calvin can say something so poignant without sounding serious? After I read this quote on Goodreads, I could not focus on anything else. It resounded in my head, gently yet loudly. I kept thinking to myself “Isn’t it so true?” Especially when you are reading. Most... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Melissa Marr

Sometimes you come across quotes that are so in sync with a phase or situation in life. And recently, when I decided to stop reading A Clash of Kings, I came across this simply brilliant line by Melissa Marr “Life is too short to read books that I'm not enjoying.” So true. When I’m caught... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: PJ O’ Rourke

Ever since I came across this statement (a few months ago), I have been quite worried. Not about dying as much as about the list of things that I would be doing, wearing, saying, holding etc., when I die. Quite a morbid thought to start with, but there’s so much to it. To be honest, this... Continue Reading →

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